Another year closes on Southeast agriculture, a year with many challenges and triumphs. But that's not unusual. Before we all have to remember to write 2014 instead of 2013, take a few minutes to see, and read if you missed, the top 10 most-read stories at Southeast Farm Press in 2013.

From a crop consultant who had an unlucky encounter with two rattlesnakes in a soybean field to a Southeast corn grower who broke the 400-bushel-per-acre barrier to what China does to global commodities markets, it was an interesting year.

Southeast Farm Press Top 10 most-read stories of 2013

#1 Two rattlesnakes bite Georgia crop consultant scouting soybean field

#2 Randy Dowdy breaks 400-bushel corn barrier in challenging year

#3 John Shepherd growing high yielding grain on rebuilt land

#4 Corn yield champ says challenge is to change

#5 Photos: Winter tomato harvest starts at Florida's Beli Farms

#6 Demand, interest in hops soaring in North Carolina

#7 Chinese peanut buying spree quickly changing industry dynamics

#8 Some bullishness expected to continue in U.S. corn market

#9 China making cotton market nervous

#10 Wearable computers could make steep inroads into farming

 

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